WEST VALLEY CITY -- West Valley City police are searching for suspects in what they're calling the gang-related shooting death of a teenager.
Police say 18-year-old Anthony Hernandez was walking down a sidewalk with other people late Saturday when two vehicles pulled up.
Investigators say "a brief verbal exchange with gang references" took place between Hernandez and occupants of one of the vehicles, and shots fired from the vehicle struck him.
Hernandez was taken to a hospital, where he died early Sunday several hours after the shooting.
Both vehicles fled the scene.
Police say they're following up on several leads and asking potential witnesses for help.